Quick Tips

RV tips that are tried and true, and really work, because they're all from MotorHome's readers

A DIY handle for pulling RV portable waste tank

Tug a Lug RV Waste Tank

Tugging a full portable waste tank by the metal handle even a short distance is tough on the fingers and palm. To make the...
Motorhome Quick Tip: Cable storage

Quick Tips: Stress Relief

The 50-amp shorepower cord connector for my motorhome is in a compartment with other utilities. The weight pulling on the plug was stressing the...
Motorhome Quick Tip: front door light

Quick Tips: Lights, Please

Finding the lock to my RV’s entry door in the dark can be challenging. I found a very lightweight, low-cost (about $3) 4 LED...
Dinghy Vehicle hook up

RV Quick Tips: Safety in Numbers

As a pilot and former flight instructor, I constantly emphasize the habitual use of a checklist. It goes far to eliminate missing an important...
Pillow case as RV quilt storage

RV Quick Tips: Quilt Storage

Like most RVers, we are short on space for storing bulky items, especially extra blankets for when the weather turns cold. We solved the...
Class C cabover modification

Quick Tips: Kid Catcher

We found a solution to make the cabover sleeping area in our Class C much more child-friendly. We bought a 1-by-8-by-96-inch piece of poplar...
Quick Tip Window Screen

Screen Time

While set up in camp, Class B and Class C motorhomes can often benefit from additional ventilation at times by rolling down the cab-door...
Quick Tip Bungee Storage

Bungee Blocker

Housed above each of the captain’s seats on my Class A motorhome are very shallow cupboards in which very little can be stored. I...
Quick Tip refrigerator vent bug stopper

Bug Insulation

I was always worried about bugs getting into the back of my motorhome’s refrigerator through the exterior vent when the motorhome was in storage....
Quick Tip Sink Cover Cutting Board

Sink Cover Strainer

I purchased a cutting board with a collapsible strainer but found it too large to store in my kitchen at home – much less...
christmas dog

A Very Merry Motorhome: Celebrating the Holidays with Your Pets

  Traveling with your pets during the holiday season can be a rewarding and heartwarming experience. For the past three years, my husband, Andy, and...
scuba diver

Go Deep: Diving and Snorkeling in Florida’s Lower Keys

  Part of the Keys island chain that stretches southwest of Florida, the Lower Keys sit amid huge expanses of unspoiled ocean habitat. On land,...
Winegard AIR 360+ amplified omnidirectional antenna

Full Circle

  The Winegard AIR 360+ is an amplified omnidirectional antenna for over-the-air VHF/UHF and FM signal reception. The AIR 360+ is easy to install and...
A man and woman paddling in a green double sea kayak.

Kayaking Florida’s Lower Keys: Paddling to Adventure

Get a close look at the natural side of Florida’s Lower Keys from the seat of a kayak Kayaks are ideal for exploring the vibrant...
Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL class B motorhome with large victorian home in the background

Adventure in Style: Winnebago BOLDT Q70 KL

Winnebago BOLDT debuts with a sophisticated lithium-based house battery system, luxury appointments and off-road capabilities Alexander von Humboldt was a 19th-century German naturalist, explorer and...